A large cup coral. Difficult to say if its actually on a sandy substrate or if
the sand is a thin veneer and the cup coral is attached to a rock surface.
Image ID: expn4081, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: hiting Seamount approximately 700 meters
Photo Date: 20150429T174826Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS EXPLORER Program, Oceano Profundo 2015; Exploring Puerto Rico's Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs
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